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Mar 17, 2013 6:00pm EDT
undermining the ryan budget. we have worked with paul ryan and his budget committee. and many of the budget committee members are rfc members. >> can you describe the key differences between the rfc budget, and the ryan budget? is ine, the ryan budget 10 years. that was a big objective republicans have pushed for. i have a five-year-old and three-year-old, and i do not think it is asking too much to balance the budget before they graduate from high school. right now the way the cbo scores it, we will balance in four years. save all working to medicare from bankruptcy. it goes bust right now and 11 years. we support the concept, but we are implementing premium support for people aged 59 or younger. i do not think that is a big difference philosophical it, because at the end of the day where both saving it from bankruptcy. president obama does not save it from bankruptcy at all. obama care expedites the bankruptcy. i think what we're doing is building upon the foundation and a strong budget that balances in 10 years. >> it is coming under criticism for fuzzy math. he uses revenue from
Mar 17, 2013 10:00am EDT
in ten years. >> paul ryan's budget this week is coming under criticism for using fuzzy math repeals obama care but then uses the revenue that it would generate. he uses revenue from unspecified tax reform and doesn't identify single loophole in there that you would close. how is this honest accounting and how does this help lend legitimacy to the budget process that many americans feel has become kind of a farce? >> there are no budget gimmicks. in fact it's not our numbers that we're using. there's an independent referee that scores everybody's budget. they score our budget, the president's budget which doesn't exist yet but when he files it they will score that. in our budget they actually score the house budget to balance in ten years. and what paul does, a budget doesn't actually implement tax reform. it calls for tax reform. it calls on the various committees of jurisdiction to do certain things. we'll be calling on our natural resources and energy and commerce committee to increase energy production for example. that doesn't say exactly how to do it. that's what those committe
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